Economic Calendar & Watch Lists 5/5/2016


Thursday May 5, 2016


Economic Calendar & Watch Lists 5/5/2016


Morning Notes

US Futures are moving higher this morning along with European stocks after a jump in crude oil on the Canadian oil field inferno. Asian markets closed mostly lower with Korea and Japan closed for a holiday.




The SPY traded and closed back below the most recent support pivot of $205.25 in yesterday’s session. Support will lie at the low of yesterday’s range at $204.42, followed by the 50 day SMA at $204.02, and then $203.70. Resistance will lie at the the critical resistance pivot at $205.25, followed by the high of yesterday’s range at $205.85, $206.80, and the next critical resistance pivot at $207.


Small Cap Watch List

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**Others On Watch**





Economic Calendar

8:30 Weekly initial unemployment claims expected +3,000 to 260,000

8:30 USDA weekly Export Sales

11:50 St. Louis Fed President James Bullard speaks


Notable Earnings Before Open

BABA: Alibaba – EPS Est. $.38, Rev Est. $23.12B

REGN: Regeneron – EPS Est. $1.24, Rev Est. $1.18B

FAST: Fastenal – EPS Est. $.48, Rev Est. $1.02B

DISCA: Discovery Communications – EPS Est. $.44, Rev Est. $1.56B
K: Kellogg – EPS Est. $.93, Rev Est. $3.47B

MRK: Merck – EPS Est. $.85, Rev Est. $9.47B


Notable Earnings After Close

ATVI: Activision Blizzard – EPS Est. $.12, Rev Est. $811.92M

ENDP: Endo International – EPS Est. $1.05, Rev Est. $956.8M

WYNN: Wynn Resorts – EPS Est. $.83, Rev Est. $999.07M